Monticello Excellence in Education Fund

Monticello Excellence In Education
  • Since its founding in 2006, the Monticello Excellence in Education Fund has awarded more than $100,000 to the School District of Monticello for educational programming outside of the boundaries of the district’s operating budget.

Get To Know Us

The Monticello Excellence in Education Fund is an endowment fund that provides private resources for the support the Monticello School District.

Learn About Our EIE Grants

Gifts to Excellence in Education funds are an investment in quality education for today’s students and future generations. Private resources allow for educational programming not typically funded by tax dollars.

Your gift can be a lasting and meaningful way of recognizing a special person or event in the life of your family, organization or business, or as a statement that you value education today and into the future. Donations to any EIE Fund are welcome at any time of the year. All gifts are tax deductible.

Once per year the advisory board awards grants to the local school district for projects and/or programs that fall outside of the confines of the District’s operating budget. Grants are awarded at a ceremony in November.

The Impact of the Monticello Excellence in Education Fund

  • Monticello School District
    • Baby Week ($319)
    • After School Homework Club ($238)
    • Pony Store ($350)
    • 10 Mile Club ($250)
    • Pony Store Pony Pasture – School Garden ($200)
    • Paul Bunyan Breakfast ($85)
    • Canyon Camp 2018 ($500)
    • Art in the Park ($200)
  • Monticello Elementary School
    • Earth Day Shirt ($120)
    • Learning Farm ($53)
    • Math Matters ($150)
    • Day of Service Community Business Picnic ($100)
    • Kindergarten Graduation ($150)
  • Monticello High School
    • Solar Cars ($164)
  • Monticello Middle School
    • Breakout Edu ($125)

2017 TOTAL: $3,004

Apply For a Grant

Annual grant application deadline: October 15

Grant Guidelines

Tips and tools for you to use as you prepare your application. Print out this PDF as you prepare your grant for a quick checklist of your progress.

Give the Gift of Education

Donations to the Monticello Excellence in Education Fund are welcome at any time of the year. All gifts are tax deductible. Mail a check to this address, or click the button to donate online.
The Monticello Excellence in Education Fund
c/o Community Foundation of Southern Wisconsin
Gift Processing Center
P.O. Box 733
Monroe, WI 53566

Donor Services Representative

Linda Gebhardt
Linda Gebhardt
Phone: (608) 328-4060

Advisory Board Members

The Fund is advised by a committee of community volunteers who serve independently of the school district. The advisory board initiates fundraising activities and determines annual grant awards:

Melody Flesher, chair
Lita Appel
Dave Gietzel
Don Roe
Jesse Wahl
Jeff Zanow
Al Brokopp, ex-officio